Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018), Galaxy J5 Prime (2017) spotted online

The J-series was Samsung’s most popular one in Q3 2017.

  • Published: November 17, 2017 10:28 AM IST

The Q3 of 2017 was especially great for Samsung in terms of shipment. The company shipped a record 82.8 million units with an 8.2 percent growth from the last quarter. And dominating these shipments were the J-series smartphones by the company. And now, bringing two more new ones to the series, Samsung is apparently working on the Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) and the Galaxy J5 Prime (2017), both of which have been spotted on a benchmarking website.

According to the Geekbench listing, as shared by GSMArena, the Galaxy J2 Pro will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset with quad-core CPU, clocked at 1.4 GHz. It will be equipped with 2GB of RAM, and will run Android Nougat 7.1.1. The device carries the model number SM-J250F.


Further, another benchmark for a smartphone by the model number SM-G571 was spotted on GFXbench, which is believed to be the Galaxy J5 Prime (2017). According to the listing, the said smartphone will feature a 4.8-inch display, with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. It will be powered by 1.4GHz Exynos 7570 quad-core processor, paired with Mali T720 GPU for graphics. It will be equipped with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. For photography, it will sport a 12-megapixel camera on the rear, and a 7-megapixel one on the front. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime users in India start getting Android Nougat 7.0 update


While this is what we know about the new entrants into the J-series, Samsung is apparently also working on a Galaxy A7 (2018). According to rumors, the Galaxy A7 (2018) is expected to feature a 6-inch full HD+ Infinity Display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone could be powered by in-house Exynos 7885 SoC paired with 6GB of RAM. The Galaxy A7 (2018) is also rumored to come with IP68 certification for dust and water resistance. More expected features include USB Type-C port, Samsung Pay support, and a 3.55mm audio jack. There are some reports which also suggest a dual-camera setup on the front of the Galaxy A7 (2018). On the software front, it could run Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) with Exynos 7885, 18:9 aspect ratio spotted on Geekbench

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  • Published Date: November 17, 2017 10:28 AM IST